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Technology to deliver cost savings to South Australia's Rock Lobster industry

15 October 2018

The State Government is working with South Australia’s valuable Rock Lobster industry to reduce their business costs and deliver environmental benefits to the state.

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First bite at new Australian apricot varieties to provide welcome boost to industry

24 September 2018

The State Government has officially unveiled 17 new and improved varieties of apricots specifically bred to maximise returns to growers at the Riverland Field Days.

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SA scientists continue to help protect oyster industry

22 August 2018

South Australian scientists will continue to lead the nation’s effort to safeguard valuable oyster industries from the threat of disease, after extra funding has been made available.

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Trial manuka plantation site begins in Mid North

16 August 2018

Planting has taken place today at a trial manuka plantation site in the State's Mid North, as part of a project exploring the viability of growing the premium product in the region.

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Milestone seed deposit for Australian Pastures Genebank

5 May 2018

The team at SARDI's Australian Pastures Genebank (APG) played a significant part in securing Australia's agricultural productivity, contributing over 25,000 seeds into the Svalbard Global Seed Vault (SGSV) in Norway.

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South Australia to lead the nation's research fight against food waste

21 April 2018

South Australia will be home to the headquarters of a new national research centre to tackle the growing problem of food waste.

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Scientists and recreational fishers collaborate to protect SA's iconic King George Whiting

19 April 2018

Researchers who are working to protect the future of South Australia’s iconic King George Whiting stocks are seeking assistance from recreational fishers to support the cause with a donation to science.

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First industrial hemp licences approved

17 April 2018

The first industrial hemp crops are set to be cultivated later this year following the State Government’s approval of the first cultivation licences.

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Pathology scientist wins Women in Horticulture Award

12 April 2018

Sue Pederick from Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) has won the Women in Horticulture Award at the AUSVEG SA Awards, for recognition of her dedication to plant disease diagnostics work and commitment to working with industry.

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Rootstock performance changing over time

12 February 2018

Wine changes with age and it appears that the rootstocks the vines grow on may as well.

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